Coast Guard awards Philadelphia brothers for rescue efforts

Coast Guard awards Philadelphia brothers for rescue efforts
Capt. Eric Gleason presents the Coast Guard Public Service Commendation to Joe Gottschalk (center) and Billy Gottschalk (right), for their efforts to help save four people on boogie boards caught in a riptide on August 10, 2016, at Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City, Oct. 11, 2017.Coast Guard photography by Petty Officer 1st Class Seth Johnson PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard awarded two brothers...

Coast Guard recognizes tug vessel crew for heroism at formal event in Vancouver, Wash.

Coast Guard recognizes tug vessel crew for heroism at formal event in Vancouver, Wash.
Coast Guard Lt. Benjamin Robinson of the Marine Safety Unit in Portland, Ore., presents a Public Service Commendation award to tug boat captain Greg Majeski at a formal event in Vancouver, Wash., March 12, 2015. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jonathan Klingenberg) PORTLAND, Ore. — Members of Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Portland presented a Public Service Commendation award...

Coast Guard presents award for commitment to diver safety

Coast Guard presents award for commitment to diver safety
SAN DIEGO – The U.S. Coast Guard presented a San Diego County deputy medical examiner with a public service award for his contributions to diver safety in Southern California during a ceremony at the San Diego County Medical Examiner’s Office, Thursday. Capt. Sean Mahoney, Commander of Coast Guard Sector San Diego, presented the Coast Guard Public Service Commendation to Dr. Craig Nelson in...

Crew of motor vessel Hyundai Unity receives award for Pacific rescue

Crew of motor vessel Hyundai Unity receives award for Pacific rescue
SINGAPORE — Coast Guard Lt. Cmdr. Mark Neeland, supervisor Activities Far East Marine Inspection Detachment Singapore, presented a U.S. Coast Guard Public Service Commendation to the crew of the motor vessel Hyundai Unity at the Port of Singapore Tuesday. The Hyundai Unity crew received the award in recognition of their support of a Coast Guard search and rescue mission. On March 4, 2013, Hyundai...

New Hampshire men to receive prestigious live saving awards

BOSTON — Two New Hampshire men will receive the Coast Guard Certificate of Valor and Coast Guard Public Service Commendation in New Castle, N.H., Tuesday. Congressman Frank Guinta, New Hampshire’s First Congressional District, will join Rear Adm. Daniel Neptun, 1st Coast Guard District commander, to present the prestigious life saving awards to Michael Garrity and Adam Sexton during a ceremony...

Coast Guard awards Public Safety Commendation Award to Towboat U.S. Captain

Capt. Pat DeQuattro presents Tow Boat U. S. Capt. Kevin Freestone with the Coast Guard Public Service Commendation Award. USCG photo by Lt. Anna K. Dixon. MARATHON, Fla. – The Coast Guard presented Tow Boat U. S. Captain Kevin Freestone with a U. S. Coast Guard Public Safety Commendation Award at Coast Guard Station Marathon Wednesday. Freestone, a 14-year resident of the Florida Keys, received...